Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park

Alberta Parks

Parks Research and Management

Information: 403-678-0760
Day Use is permitted. Outhouse facilities are open where feasible - be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds open June 1 at 50% capacity. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust as needed.

Park Management

ClassificationWildland Provincial Park
LegislationProvincial Parks Act
Park Size197,672.21 Acres  /  79,997.95 Ha
Legal BoundaryElbow-Sheep WPP
Administration / Information403-933-7172 
Regional OfficeKananaskis Region Regional Office
District OfficeEast Kananaskis District
Management PlansElbow-Sheep WPP - Management Plan (1998)
Kananaskis CountryManaging a Complex Landscape
Natural RegionRocky Mountain - Alpine and Sub-alpine
Rocky Mountain - Montane 
Natural Region Description

This park is located in Kananaskis Country and contains some of the finest trail riding areas in Alberta. It encompasses a diverse landscape of open grassy slopes, dense forests, deep valleys and mountain peaks. This diversity creates prime habitat for elk, mountain sheep, cougar, grizzly bear and mountain goat. Access into the park is by foot, mountain bike and horse only.

Land Use Framework RegionSouth Saskatchewan 




Updated: Jun 19, 2017